The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 124 119 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 15 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.41% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.43% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 15
Median daily rate £375 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.14%
SQL Server Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2718 2532 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.90% 94.23% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1538 1504 1132
Median daily rate £388 £363 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 164 157
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 6 £375 +25.00%
Coventry - 5 £355 -
Warwickshire -3 1 £400 +119.17%
Solihull - 1 - -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (79.41%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (50.00%) .NET
4 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (47.06%) C#
6 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (23.53%) ETL
12 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
12 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
13 6 (17.65%) WCF
13 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
13 6 (17.65%) High Availability
13 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
13 6 (17.65%) Logistics
13 6 (17.65%) Migration
14 5 (14.71%) Finance
14 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
14 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
14 5 (14.71%) MDX
14 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
15 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Modbus
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (5.88%) OLTP
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.94%) MySQL
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) WCF
4 5 (14.71%) MDX
5 4 (11.76%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) REST
6 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) WinForms
6 3 (8.82%) XSD
7 2 (5.88%) XSLT
8 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.94%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.88%) Data Conversion
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (23.53%) ETL
4 6 (17.65%) High Availability
4 6 (17.65%) Logistics
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.76%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Analytics
8 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.88%) ETL Development
8 2 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
8 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 16 (47.06%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.94%) Siemens
3 1 (2.94%) Sybase